Florence Mueller Period 1 College Project


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Florence Mueller Period 1 College Project

  1. 1. Florence MuellerPeriod 1, Ms. Richardson College Project
  2. 2. Florida State University Q&A  Price: Residents: $17,604 Non Residents: $32,771  Location: Tallahassee, Florida.  On campus housing? YES  Top Majors: - Biological Science - Business - Political Science - Music - Affairs - Criminology - Psychology - Communication  Enrollment: 40,416 total students(55% Female 29% Minority 4%International)  Six-Year Graduation Rate: 93%  Class Size: 76% of classes have fewer than 40 students.  Setting: Urban, mid-size city in northwest Florida. (Sub-Tropical Climate)  Founded: 1851  Scholarships? YES
  3. 3. Questions on my FSU Major Do they have Business? YES How many years of college are required? : 4 Do they have music? YES Am I able to switch my major if I decide the first one is not the one for me? YES Am I able to transfer schools and keep my major credits? YES Is it both Undergrad and Graduate? YES
  4. 4. FSU SCHOLARSHIPS: All admitted student are automatically consideredfor merit-based scholarships, regardless of financialcircumstances. A separate application is not required.Because scholarships are limited, students with strongacademic records should apply to theUniversity by their October 17th deadline.
  5. 5. To Do List: Take SAT/ACT if not already taken. Meet with your counselor early in the year to discuss your plans for college. Continue to develop advocacy skills and improve studying skills. Continue exploring possible majors Visit Colleges/Universities Research/Learn more about the schools you are interested in. Compare Various Colleges Pick your top colleges/ Scholarships Apply to colleges Complete scholarship applications Send your applications in. Graduate. Get into/Start College
  6. 6. Statewide Drop Out Rate 1999-2008
  7. 7. Dear Jenna,Listen, I know High School can be tough at times, and yeah yourgrades aren’t exactly the “Best”, but don’t give up now! At thispoint you’re probably thinking, what’s this psychopath talkingabout.. Well, I heard you were dropping out, and I just cant standto think about how school is going to be without you, and what yourlife would become without a proper, basic HS education. Theeconomy is really bad at the moment and even college graduatesaren’t getting the jobs that they’d hoped for, so what makes youthink you’re going to get a good job huh? How are you going tosupport yourself when your parents are gone? No ones goingto want someone who hasn’t even finished High School!Think of your future! think of how successful you could be andhow much knowledge you’d be missing out on! You don’twant to be known as the girl who dropped out of High School andgot pregnant do you? Don’t be “that girl” just because you couldn’tpull it together your junior year! You only have one more year togo, come on! You’re better than that. I believe in you. But youhave to trust me. Listen to me, and I promise it will make a bigdifference in your life. Get educated! I know you can do it. Makeme proud. Your friend, Florence